Exhibition: Yves Saint Laurent. Dreams of the Orient


Since its opening last October, the musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris presents its first thematic exhibition entitled “Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient”. From the 2nd of October 2018 to the 27th of January 2019, a stone's throw from the Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadéro and the Gavarni, visitors are invited to admire around fifty haute couture models inspired by India, China and Japan. Throughout his career, Yves Saint Laurent has constantly revisited the Japanese kimono, Chinese silk embroideries, saris and coats of Indian rulers, drawing inspiration from books and giving free rein to his imagination. Even the mythical “Opium” perfume of the famous house reflects oriental inspirations. The retrospective will present a dialogue between these creations and Asian artworks on loan from the musée national des arts asiatiques - Guimet. This autumn, let yourself get carried away by the sublime encounter between the Orient and one of France's greatest designers!

Exhibition “Yves Saint Laurent: Dreams of the Orient”, from the 2nd of October 2018 to the 27th of January 2019.
Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11a.m. to 6p.m.
Nocturnal on Friday until 9p.m.
Closed on Monday, on December 25th, 2018 and on January 1st, 2019.
Full rate: €10 / Concessions (10-18): €7 / Free for those under 10.


Evening dress, Autumn-Winter 1991 SAINT LAURENT rive gauche collection
© Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris / Sophie Carre

Musée Yves Saint Laurent
5, avenue Marceau
75116 Paris
France
Tel: +33 (0)1 44 31 64 00
Metro: Alma-Marceau (line 9).

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